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e cm need • • • Spend Six Weeks in Europe i n f; e ?? ning to take in stride such experiences as being lett behind by the tour bus and a frustrating wait for money telegraphed from home but which never did arrive, were all a part of an unforgettable six weeks vacation in Europe for Miss Sylvia Sanford and her Kappa Delta sorority sister, Miss r ^ Betsy Batchelor of LaGrange. Miss Sanford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Sanford, 1567 Maple Ave., and Miss Batch- elof who were graduated in June from Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, had been planning the trip since last January. They decided they wanted to tour the continent "on their own" rather than gohig as members of a conducted tour. Transportation arrangements were made through a travel agency and certain hotel accommodations were reserved in advance but otherwise they "played it by ear" as they went along. As they say in "private-eye" stories their M.O. (modus operandi) on reaching one of the major cities in the seven countries visited on the trip, was to take one of the many conducted local tours available to tourists, then mark places whteh they wanted to return to later. This way they were able to spend as much time as they liked at places which interested them most. Leaving O'Hare International Field at 6 o'clock in the evening on June 22 they were in Paris the next morning. The travelers visited the French Riviera and Cannes, and then went on to Madrid and Seville in Spain. After their rather strenuous tourist activities, they found several days on the beaches at Palma, Majorca, a Spanish possession in the Mediterranean, particularly enjoyable. They visited Nice and were in Rome for a week. It was when they were to take a three-day bus trip out of Rome to Naples, Pompeii and Capri that the bus forgot to pick them up. They went to the travel agency which put them up for the night and provided transportation on another bus so they could catch up with their tour. The girls had both studied Spanish which helped greatly in making themselves understood in Italy and they found that in situations such as this one a "vocal" approach was most effective in resolving the crisis. Among the most impressive sights in Rome for Miss Sanford at least, were the Michelangelo paintings in the Sistine Chapel which she "had heard about all her life" and which more than fulfilled her expectations. In some of the cities the travelers rented cars to get around. In Switzerland however, they bicycled to the timber line of Mt. Pilates on Lake Lucerne. At Munich, Germany, in the Bavarian Alps, they took a 10-hour bus trip and during a lay-over toured the medieval city of Regensburg. They stopped in Heidelberg and spent two and a half days in Berlin, where they found the Eastern Sector the most memorable but not the most pleasant. Very few people were on the streets, there were not many cars and the lack of reconstruction was very noticeable. In contrast, West Berlin was a thriving bustling city, Miss Sanford reported. Going back to Frankfort, they took a Rhine steamer from Wies baden to Cobletw, then went by train to Cologne and a visit to the cathedral which they put on a par with Notre Dame as classic examples of cathedral architecture. The incident of the missing money occurred at Frankfort. Miss Sanford's parents had wired her some money, a process which normally takes only a few hours. They waited for a week and the money never came. In reporting it to the consulate which is the required procedure, they were informed that several other tourists had had the same unfortunate experience that week. Their hotel accommodations in Amsterdam were in what had once been an old castle and the rooms were huge. They took a side trip to Markem Island in the Zuider Zee, one of the few places in Holland where the people still wear the native costume of the country. The young women made the trip to London by plane and stayed for two days of sightseeing before going on to Surrey where they visited in the home of Miss Batchelor's fiance's parents, who took them to places of interest during the remainder of their stay in England. They left London Airport Aug. 5 at 2 o'clock in the afternoon and with the assistance of the various time changes, reached O'Hare Field at 4:45 o'clock Chicago time. The girls found the people of the various countries most interesting and enjoyed the casual atmosphere of the sidewalk cafes and the endless opportunities for window shopping. Miss Batchelor also bought many things for her trousseau. They both want to see the Scandinavian countries which they didn't have time to do on this trip and are hoping to work in a short trip during the holidays. Miss Sanford will leave next week for Lexington, 111., where she will teach elementary vocal music. Miss Batchelor will be an English teacher in Aurora. By M.L.M. Select Wedding Date NEW WINDSOR — Miss Nancy Carol Carlson of Good Hope, formerly of New Windsor, and John W. Salter of Biggsville, whose engagement was announced in May, have selected Saturday, Aug. 31, as the date of their wedding. The ceremony will take place at 7 o'clock in the United Presbyterian Church m New Windsor. Friends and relatives are invited to attend the wedding and the reception which will be held in the Christian Education Building. Miss Carlson is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Carlson of Good Hope, and Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow F. Salter of Biggsville, are the future bridegroom's parents. ADDITIONAL SOCIAL NEWS ON PAGE 7 OPEN MONDAY NOON TIL NINE BE SURE NOT TO MISS ENTIRE SUMMER STOCK DRESS SALE * Values to $39.95 BLOUSE SALE Reg. $2.99 to $5.99 SPORTSWEAR 5*10 q .»2 Shorts Skirts *2 Slacks Swim wear $ 8 SORRY — No lay»ways CHERYL ANNE NICKERSON (above) was at the door to welcome the photographer when he arrived to take her picture Friday morning. Her bit of news for the day was that she had taken a trip to Kiddie Land, to ride the horses, but she thought she was going to see kit tens. To her the trip was to kitten land. Cheryl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Nickerson of Austin, Tex., and her mother are spending some time with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Bartee of 112 Hebard St., Knoxville, and her uncle, Harold. Toward the end of August her father will be in Knoxville to take the family back to Texas. Mr. Nickerson, who will be in school in Austin, owns and operates zoological gardens in Eldon, Mo., at Bagnell Dam in the Ozarks. While there now, he's appearing on a series of television shows being shown in Colombia, Mo. As part of his study her father also took a research trip to Central America and Mexico this spring. 3. curwa Wi utnerd SOANGETAHA WINNERS in women golfers' tournament play were (left to right, top row) Mrs. Ronald Parker, 9 hole club champion and Mrs. Ray Mcndrck, club champion. Runners up were (left to right, bottom row) Mrs. Sam Swanson, 9 hole play and Mrs. Robert IIoopcs, 18 hole runner up. Soangetaha Golf Tournament Women golfers at Soangetaha Country Club played the final rounds of the Club Championship on Thursday and Friday of this week. This year the tournament was a 54 hole event based on medal play for the eighteen hole golfers and a 27 hole medal play event for nine holers. Continuing in her early position as leader, Mrs. Ray Mendrek won the championship flight with a 54 hole total of 231 (73-77-81) with Mrs. Robert Hoopes as runner up with 255 (88-86-81). Mrs. H. L. Miller led the A flight with a total of 289 (96-101-92) and Mrs. Robert Cannon was runner up with 300 (10695-99). Winning B Flight with a total score of 328 (105-112-111) was Mrs. Fred Hambrecht. Mrs. Dave Robinson and Mrs. Robert Dredge tied for second position with a 329. In a sudden death play-off, Mrs. Robinson won on the third hole. 9 Hole Winners Mrs. Ronald Parker retained her position as leader of the nine hole field when she won the championship flight with a total score of 159 (46-52-57) for the 27 holes. Runner-up was Mrs. Sam Swanson, 163 (54-52-57). Play in A flight for nine holes was led by Mrs. Robert Abrahamson with 178 (58-61-59) and Mrs. George Johnson with 180 (63-60-57). Winning B flight with a total (Continued on page 7) Dine Sunday AT THE AAA Recommended 9 CHILDS' MENU 308 E. Main - Galesburg News for and About Women Galesburo Reaister-Mqil. Galesburg, III. Saturday, Aug 1 7. 1963 3 Dinner Meeting Planned for Sept* 21 eag^ue Violet Chapter Sets Date for Funds Event The date of Sept. 13 has been set for the dinner and country store to be sponsored by Violet Chapter, Order of Eastern Star. Announcement was made at this week's meeting in Masonic Tern pie when Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Spencer presided as worthy patron and worthy matron. Mrs. Wayne Adcock, Mr. and Mrs. Emmert Griffith, Mr. and Mrs. Van Wallick and Mrs. Albert Bradbury are in charge of the event which will feature a dinner from 5 to 7 o'clock and a country store where baked goods of all kinds, fresh eggs, candy et cetera, will be on sale. Violet Chapter will observe friend's night on September 24 when friends of each officer will serve in his station. Invitations were received to attend the Inez S. Galezio Club luncheon in Chicago on Sept. 28 and the Vera M. Corley Club luncheon, Sept. 7, both honoring Mrs. Mildred Blomstrand, worthy grand matron of Illinois. The chapter was also invited to attend grand lecturer's night in Nonpariel Chapter this evening with Mrs. Bradbury to serve as Adah and Mrs. Ted Wilson in charge of the guest book. Rock Island Chapter will have a reception for Mrs. Susan Marie Wood, grand representative of Washington in Illinois, Aug. 30; advance night on Aug. 24 and friend's night on Sept. 21. During the social hour following the meeting guests were served from a flower-centered table by Mrs. John Harper, Mrs. Charles Hillier and Mrs. Errol Clark. At next meeting Aug. 27, Mrs. Harold Young, Morton, will be guest of honor. Mr. and Mrs. Spencer will serve as worthy patron and matron in Abingdon Chapter on Aug. 22 and Miss Miriam Wallick will be guest of honor at Good Hope Sept. 24. Prof. Warren Doolittle of the University of Illinois art faculty will lead off the programs for the Galesburg Civic Art League year with a demonstration of encaustic painting. This will be on Saturday, Sept. 21, for the annual dinner meeting in the ballroom of Custer Inn. Encaustic is a method of painting in which colors in wax are fused with heat. Prof. Doolittle, who paints in a variety of styles and media, will do the encaustic fusion with a small blowtorch, said Mrs. F. L. Blaze, program chairman. Three Visiting Artists Mrs. Blaze and her co-chairman, Mrs. Thomas Choice, have outlined a series of exhibitions that promise a year of diversification and interest. Three out-of- town artists will accompany their one-man shows for the Sunday opening to comment and answer togram Calendar of Meetings TO PRESENT RECITAL Greg Peacock, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Peacock, 373 Columbus Ave., will present a recital Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock at 444 N. Academy St. The public is invited to attend. SANDBURG COTTAGE Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Goff, official host and hostess at the Sand' burg Cottage, 331 E. Third St., will receive visitors at the cot tage Sunday afternoon from 1 to 5 o'clock. Visiting hours week days are from 9 to 12 o'clock in the morning and 1 to 5 o'clock in the afternoon. IMMACULATA GUILD Members of the Immaculata Guild will sponsor a school yard sale Tuesday beginning at 9 o'clock. Rain or shine the ways and means project event will be conducted at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Coffee and cookies will be served. KNOXVILLE MUSEUM Serving as hostesses Sunday afternoon at the Knox County Museum in the old Knoxville Courthouse will be Mrs. Mary Creighton and Miss Eila Hiler. Hours are from 2 to 5 o'clock. THE BIG QUESTION ON HEALTH INSURANCE FOR SENIOR CITIZENS: IS IT AVAILABLE? YES!/™* Mutual OF OMAHA* Mutual of Omaha liuwranu C«. Call me for full Information on the variety of plans for people 65 and over, offered by Mutual of Omaha, the company that Insures more than I million 200 thousand senior citizens. R. I, THOMAS, MGR. 399 BOND! BLDG. PH. 343-8583 Engaged questions. Art League exhibits' open the first Sunday of the month with a tea and program. Elvin Mauk of Ogden is scheduled for October. With a number of one-man shows to his credit, Mr. Mauk is said to devote much attention to detail in his work which has depth and is sharply etched. His training was received at the University of Illinois and Southern Illinois University art departments. In November, G. B. Christiansen, ex-Chicago commercial artist, who now resides in Galesburg, has been invited to show his paintings. Some of his work has been seen at the Outdoor Art Fair. Galesburg's Studio Group will exhibit in January, with a commentary by Mrs. William Gerstner. February will see a lecture and demonstration on a new art medium, Resilen, invented by Don Browne of Chicago. Mr. Browne and an artist will come to Galesburg to give the program. Last Sunday, the Midwest magazine section of a Chicago newspaper used as its front cover a painting done in Resilen by artist Robert Saporito and carried a two-page story on the new medium. Art League focus in March will be on the annual show of the Galesburg Camera Club. Popular Artist A Fox River Valley artist, Parielee McDonald, who has an art gallery in Geneva, is slated for April. This will be another of the "meet the artist" programs. Mrs. McDonald resides in St. Charles with her husband. A nationally recognized artist, she has won several awards in juried professional exhibits in II linois, Ohio and Michigan. Her work has been shown in important national exhibits in Boston, New York and Chicago. Several years THE ENGAGEMENT of Miss Mary Ann Woolsey (above) to Roger W. Hevland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hevland, 932 E. South St., is announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Woolsey, 1977 Robertson Ave. Miss Woolsey will be a senior at Galesburg High School. Her fiance, who was graduated from Galesburg High School with the class of 1960, is employed by Gates Rubber Co. No date has been set for the wedding. ago the public voted her paint* ings best at the Illinois Statt Fair professional exhibit. Memberships Due Deadline for members' names to be included in the Art League yearbook is Aug. 23, according to Mrs. Lee W. Stone, membership chairman. Membership is open to anyone interested, said Mrs. Louis Ubben, president. Slanted in an educational way, the pro* grams provide information help* ful to the many non-artists. Memberships may be sent to Mrs. Lee Stone, 1082 Willard St. Mrs. Robert Weaver is co-chairman with Mrs. Stone and their committee includes Mrs. Roy Nichols, Mrs. Ray Stebor, Mrs. D. W. Burford and Miss Martha Miller. Class of 1959 To Plan Reunion Members of the Galesburg High School graduating class of 1959 are invited to meet Wednesday evening at 7 o'clock at the Lions Shelter at Lake Storey to discuss plans for a class reunion to be held during the Christmas Holidays. Anyone wishing further information is being asked to call Mrs. Larry Finch, 1072 Johnston St., or Miss Shiela Grone, 205 Illinois Ave. If You Want the Unusual HANDBAG We Have It at Give - A - WEBERS 149 E. Main ATTENTION ALL ADMIRAL EMPLOYEES The annual Admiral Picnic will be held SUNDAY, AUGUST 18th at the LINCOLN PARK BAND STAND Serving will start at 11:30 and continue until 1:30 o'clock AH members and their families, office personnel and their families are invited to attend. 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